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I Love Thanksgiving

Instead of going out to dinner, buy good food. Cooking at home shows such affection. In a bad economy, it’s more important to make yourself feel good. ~ Ina Garten I love Thanksgiving and this year I decided to go … Continue reading

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Monterey, one of my favorite places

Many a trip continues long after movement in time and space have ceased. ~ John Steinbeck In 1988 I came to California for my first time, I was coming here for my best friend’s wedding up in Eureka. I flew … Continue reading

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A Happy Memory

So I’ve been moving this weekend and as always it’s a big job and it sucks. But in fact I’m getting away from a neighbor who plays electronic dance music sixteen hours a day so I’m pretty happy about it. … Continue reading

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Happy Day of the Dead

Death leaves a heartache no one can heal, love leaves a memory no one can steal. ~ Richard Puz I have been fascinated with the Day of the Dead celebration for decades. I really love the way this celebration extends … Continue reading

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Take a breath, be kind, give grace!

It feels a little bit like the world has gone mad. At almost any point in life, we all know someone going through some struggles. Right now, frankly, it feels like I don’t know anyone not going through some kind … Continue reading

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It’s about being considerate

We’re living in the golden age of selfishness and entitlement. There is a lot of debate about why this is, but frankly I don’t care how it has come to be. What I’m interested in, is what do we do … Continue reading

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Meaning in Life

Without continual growth and progress, such words as improvement, achievement, and success have no meaning. ~ Benjamin Franklin I think all of us, as we age, start asking some of the same questions. What impact have I made in my … Continue reading

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Happiness and Weight Loss

There’s a huge emotional component to weight loss. ~ Carnie Wilson This week my post was inspired by a lovely human I work with who also happens to be a regular reader of this blog. We were having a conversation … Continue reading

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Sleep and Happiness

So I turn to talking about sleep tonight because last night I hardly got any. Apartment complexes with thin walls sometimes make it really tough to sleep, particularly when your neighbor doesn’t understand the simple physics of how bass notes … Continue reading

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I Love the Rain

Let the rain kiss you. Let the rain beat upon your head with silver liquid drops. Let the rain sing you a lullaby. ~ Langston Hughes I love the rain, I love almost everything about it. I love laying in … Continue reading

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